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2 1 40 minutes ago
Hi, im from Malta and around 2 months ago i had a surgery to remove a pilonidal sinus which was after stitched with a drain connected to remove excess fluids. Around 3 days ago i woke up feeling some pain in that area and now the area is red and swollen and i feel pain when i sit. Will it come...
2 1 1 day ago
I am having throbbing pain on the side of my big toe. Yesterday it only hurt very slightly when the area was touched. A tiny part of it was green, so I soaked it in Epsom salt and sprayed it with hydrogen peroxide twice. This drained the pus out but it still remained a little red and swollen....
2 1 1 day ago
4 days ago I was in bed with fever for a day. Now I have a sinus infection with thick globs of yellow mucus. (No runny nose, no sore throat) Also coughing up thick mucus globs. How do I determine if it is bacterial and would responds to antibiotic, or viral? I also have a gum infection (no pain...
2 1 3 days ago
Can canker sore and heroes be distinguished by a picture? I got diagnosed with heroes simplex by a Thai doctor, but after much research and starting to think it’s canker sores.. so the antiviral I’m taking would be pointless? Only sore in the inside of my lips. No blistering just white/yellowish...
2 1 6 days ago
Hi sir, I got my ear cartilage pierced 1.5 months back. It was healing normally but suddenly since three days a bump grew on both the ears, it is painful, and I think it is filled with pus, not sure though. Have been applying t bact since a day but no improvement. M wearing gold ornament.
3 2 6 days ago
so many years I have fungus on both my feet this time of yeIar is really bad. I read online apple cider suppose to help it s been two days now and it s my third day I have the apple cider I have it on my feet but it s still really itchy too a point I want to itch it until it falls off should I go...
2 1 Mon, 10 Jun 2019
My uncle is diabetic, hypertensive and has hepatitis too. Today, after checking for his sugar levels, I accidently prick the same needle into my finger. What should i do in this situation?
3 2 Fri, 7 Jun 2019
Hi I found out a few days ago my daughters have threadworms. We all took a over tablet on Thursday night and I’ve just checked one daughter who still has some coming out while she is asleep. Should this have worked by now ? It’s been 3 and half days
2 1 Thu, 6 Jun 2019
My daughter has a tiny hole like ear pit below her nose. and may be connected to the upper part of tooth gum. when she was 15 months she got an infection. Doctor give her antibiotic and she gets well. now she is 4 years the infection come back again. What should I do now? Please help me !!!
2 1 Thu, 6 Jun 2019
Hi sir my pet dog is of 3months old it has been vaccinated from geting any infections like dat and dewormed but rabbies vaccination is due in next 2weeks..before being vaccined for rabies it bit me on the palm and blood came out n i washed with antispetic cream .does a 3month pupy devolopes...
2 1 Thu, 6 Jun 2019
I started having a bladder infection Wednesday morning and I have not gone to the Dr. for reasons but I am somewhat prone to these. I have been taking 3 softgels 25,000 mg each of cranberry and I was just wondering how long do these get better? Thank you so much.
3 2 Mon, 3 Jun 2019
Granddaughter has been vomiting and running high fever since last Friday. Was taken to Dr. this past Mon., he said stomach virus, be ok in a day or so. but she still is not ok. I told daughter I think more is going on and she should go to dr. again. What do you think? maybe bacterial infection...
2 1 Mon, 3 Jun 2019
While I was at work today I touched some blood that I didn t know was there after I realized I touched something wet I rubbed my fingers together only to look at my hand and see blood on my fingers. I didn t have an open cut on the hand that touched the blood but I have a scratch on my other...
3 2 Mon, 3 Jun 2019
I have. Aburning sensation when i pee and sometimes when i hold my pee not even for 5 minutes my lower back starts hurting and about a month ago i was throwing up nausea and had chills like a flu but i think is because i have a kidney infection at least thats what soembody told me now i dont know...
2 1 Mon, 3 Jun 2019
My 70 year old male friend who is diabetic has had a few UTIs which they are now treating a second time with Cipro. He was told it is enterococcus faecalis. He has had the same partner for 3 years. He is asking: Is this transmittable through intercourse or oral sex? What is best antibiotic for...
2 1 Fri, 31 May 2019
My sister in law just found out she has shingles and I’m invited over for dinner tomorrow at her house but I have cancer and just finished my 5 th and final chemo last week and am doing internal radiation this week. Is it safe to be around here while I’m doing treatments ?
2 1 Fri, 31 May 2019
Dear Sir/Madame, I m writing to you because I was diagnosed with ureaplasma urealyticum abroad (routine STD testing) - no symptoms. I was prescribed seemingly strong antibiotics (looking at what other diseases it is used to treat), doxycyclin. I have learned that in some countries this is not...
2 1 Wed, 29 May 2019
Hi My adult granddaughter was just diagnosed with whooping cough. She got it from her son who was diagnosed by the Dr. He had the vaccine last year. He is now 6. She said her Dr told her she can go out into the public once her fever comes down. She has been on her antibiotics one or two days. I...
2 1 Wed, 29 May 2019
I have had sinus drainage and mucous production for at least 6 weeks. The mucous is thick, yellow, and now red. I have spoken to my doctor and nothing has changed. I am pretty certain I have a sinus infection. I take Zyrtec daily and have been using Flonase almost daily but nothing is working, help!
2 1 Wed, 29 May 2019
I had a deep wound appear, seeping puss &/or blood. I was at my PCP today & he looked at it & said MRSA. I started sulfamethoxazole - trime 800-160 tabs yet it says to take 2X/day for 10 days, and indeed, had 20 in the bottle. I m to see the dr in 3 wk, but that could be bc his ofc is closed from...
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